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Solidus: CM.315-2017

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Ruler: Christina (1632-54)




Silvered copper imitation of solidus issued for Queen Christina of Sweden (Suceava mint)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-04-25) by Starodubov, Y.


Production date: post AD 1622

Components of the work

Object composed of silvered copper Diameter 15.26 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 0.48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned C, wheat bundle within

  • Text: CHRISTINA·D·G·R·S·
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Arms of Riga

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.315-2017
Primary reference Number: 241478
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Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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